Just a couple of years ago, the Israeli entrepreneurs behind the traffic-fighting smartphone app Waze were knocking down the door of every news outlet in Los Angeles. They were seeking publicity to help forge their way into the iPhones and Androids of L.A. drivers by promising some reprieve from “Carmageddon” weekend on the 405 freeway.
Israel's Prime Minister's Office launched an app to follow President Obama's visit in real time.
A prominent haredi Orthodox rabbi in Israel ordered his followers to burn their iPhones.
The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
While Passover is the time to clean out chametz, single Jews apparently will be cleaning out their social lives.
The nondenominational Pre-Collegiate Learning Center of New Jersey doesn't have a math teacher. The East Brunswick school instead relies on experienced math tutors who help students work through an online math curriculum relying on outside sources.
Entertainment executives are fond of saying that no matter what happens with technology, what will always matter most is good storytelling. What they don’t say — but what they’ve begun to wonder — is whether those stories may be on the way to becoming loss leaders and if the content business is quietly being transformed into the data mining business.
The world of Jewish news is now available for both the iPhone and Android.
Apple reportedly is developing add-ons for the Siri interface that will include support for Hebrew, among other languages.
With the passing of Apple founder Steve Jobs, master creator of the iPod, iMac, iPhone and iPad, many people are now wondering: Which future brilliant gizmo will be buried with Jobs that we’ll never get to see?
A new mobile app provides a database of information about Zionism and Israel.
Apples and honey
Apple Inc. removed the Arabic-language "Thirdintifada" application from its App Store following a request from the Israeli government.
It comes as no surprise that in a world where many neglect the importance of community, iPhones, iPods and iPads are the trendiest gadgets. These devices represent a culture that desires to deconstruct the power and purpose of community, placing all importance on the needs of the individual.
Using a new iPhone application, the Western Wall is only a touch away.
Want to know exactly where in the West Bank the city-sized settlement of oft-discussed Ariel is located? How about when it was established, or how many Israelis live there? There’s an app for that.
A recreation? A mashup of old video and new audio? Whatever, it's great!